One Day in Scottsdale, Arizona

By Terri

We all look for a quick weekend getaway, and sometimes you only have one day in a town, or city and are looking for a fun activity, outdoor adventure, unique museum or cultural experience.  It can be hard to choose and sometimes, you just aren’t sure what to do. I am going to add a …

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A Diamond in the Desert ~ Andaz Scottsdale

By Terri

When you have traveled, do you have memories of a hotel that you enjoyed so much you can’t wait to go back and stay again? That is exactly what happened to me recently and I can’t wait to go back, in fact maybe I will move in.  I found a diamond in the desert.

Luxury in the Heart of Athens, Greece

By Terri

Visiting a new city can be so exciting! Researching what to do and where to stay can be overwhelming. Online photos can be deceiving.  If you are booking the trip yourself, you really are on your own, and mistakes can be hard to fix once you have arrived.  The hotel is booked and now you …

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Hotel La Perouse ~ Nice, France

By Terri

The definition of luxury is “the state of great comfort and extravagant living.” Luxury for most of us has different meanings and expectations. We all may not agree on what we consider luxury.  Some may think a luxury hotel is a large well known and branded hotel adorned in marble with first class service. A …

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Wings Cafe ~ Fullerton, California

By Terri

I found another great little cafe at a regional airport in Fullerton, California, you must go! Fullerton, California is a town tucked into central Orange County, California not far from Disneyland and Knott’s Berry Farm.  This cool little town has a quaint downtown area with boutique shops, a tea shop, restaurants, breweries and bars. Away …

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Lodi Airport Cafe

By Terri

Are you the type of traveler that searches out the hidden gems when you travel, or do you prefer a chain restaurant and something you are comfortable with? When traveling and even when home, I love to find the hidden gems. On a recent trip we discovered a different type of American style diner, serving …

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The Orange County Brewery Tour Continues

By Terri

Hey everyone, it is has been awhile, but we are talking more Orange County breweries again.  Just when I think we are on the last leg of the journey, more continue to pop up, which is really cool. I read an article the other day about beer.  Did you know that beer contains the nutrients …

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Dining Perfection, The Marine Room ~ La Jolla, California

By Terri

Happy New Year, I hope you all had a beautiful holiday season and are looking forward to your travels in 2017. Should you find yourself in La Jolla, California in 2017, you will find a very special restaurant, The Marine Room, located at the La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club.

A Fine Romance by Susan Branch

By Terri

“Reading gives us someplace to go when we have to stay where we are.” ~ Mason Cooley. There are times when we all wish we could pack our bags and set off on undiscovered lands, a quick getaway or an adventure.  When life gets in the way or the budget doesn’t allow, sometimes the next …

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More Orange County Breweries

By Terri

Anaheim, California is becoming a city of craft breweries.  The mayor has worked hard to open the city to these micro brewers.  There are so many now, there really is brewery trail around the city. So let’s discover a few more, and one in South Orange County.